According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prices for household furnishings and operations were 4.01% lower in 2019 versus 2009 (a $0.80 difference in value).
Between 2009 and 2019: Household furnishings and operations experienced an average inflation rate of -0.41% per year. In other words, household furnishings and operations costing $20 in the year 2009 would cost $19.20 in 2019 for an equivalent purchase. Compared to the overall inflation rate of 1.69% during this same period, inflation for household furnishings and operations was lower.
In the year 2009: Pricing changed by 0.71%, which is above the average yearly change for household furnishings and operations during the 2009-2019 time period. Compared to inflation for all items in 2009 (-0.36%), inflation for household furnishings and operations was higher.
Raw Consumer Price Index data from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for Household furnishings and operations:
Below are calculations of equivalent buying power for Household furnishings and operations, over time, for $20 beginning in 2009. Each of the amounts below is equivalent in terms of what it could buy at the time:
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